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How To Improve Differentiation With Educational Technology ...

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“Differentiation can happen at any time in a learning cycle, including during assessments” (Tomlinson) . I would include that the same applies to technology integration. When combined, differentiation can be enhanced ...

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Top Ten Android Apps for use with Raspberry Pi

Top Ten Android Apps for use with Raspberry Pi | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
I regularly use my Nexus 7 or my Android smartphone (was Galaxy S2, now Nexus 5) to help me with my Raspberry Pi activities. Here is a 'top ten' roundup of my favourite Android apps that I use with...

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Wireless could come to more Arduino boards with Atmel buy

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Wireless could come to more Arduino boards with Atmel buy
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In a move that could bring faster wireless capabilities to gadgets and Arduino boards, chip maker Atmel is buying wireless chip maker Newport Media for US$140 million.

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The Role of Peer Assessment in a Maker Classroom

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Peer assessment can be as effective as any done by an adult or teacher, and allows for deeper differentiation in the learning process for our students.

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Maria João Loureiro's curator insight, July 4, 4:05 PM

Um relato interessante de como se pode ir tentando soluções tendo em vista a promoção de processos de avaliação participados, no caso em Educação em Ciências mas transferível para outras áreas. Só é necesssário não ter medo de fazer diferente... 

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MTSU history students put classroom learning into practice - Murfreesboro Post

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MTSU history students put classroom learning into practice
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It's called a field school, and it gave these masters' and doctoral degree candidates an opportunity to put their classroom learning into practice.
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The New Curriculum: Reading, Writing, and 3D Printing - Businessweek

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If the popularity of Rainbow Loom has taught entrepreneurs anything, it's that kids love creating things using bright plastic.
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This would be great in a MakerSpace!

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MakerBot Unleashes PrintShop iOS App for 3D Designing - PCMag

MakerBot Unleashes PrintShop iOS App for 3D Designing - PCMag | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it

"MakerBot has officially launched its MakerBot PrintShop app, a free iOS-only tool that's designed to assist those of you looking to 3D print your own little trinkets and doodads. That is, of course, assuming that you have one of the company's somewhat-pricey 3D printers. If not, a virtual designer will you forever be."


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50 Questions To Help Students Think About What They Think

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Using the right questions creates powerful, sometimes multiple answers and discussions. Aristotle said that he asked questions in response to other people’s views, while Socrates focused on disciplined questioning to get to the truth of the matter.


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Lyn Pritchard's curator insight, June 27, 5:02 AM

It is so important to ask the right questions - those that stimulate thinking, discussion and further investigation

Lourense Das's curator insight, June 29, 3:44 AM

Ask the right questions and help yourself to think

Jan MacWatters's curator insight, July 7, 4:30 AM

I was always taught that you have to ask the right question to get the right answer...and teaching students to think about developing and pursuing questions is an important part of the process.

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Wirelessly Controlled Robotic Hand Created Using Arduino

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Then wireless robotic hand control system uses 5 flex sensors, a Lilypad Arduino board a Arduino Uno and 5 servomotors.

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20 Apps For Writing On The iPad

20 Apps For Writing On The iPad | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
From Notability and Apple's Pages, to Microsoft Word and Google Drive, 20 apps for writing on the iPad.

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4 Stages: The Integration Of Technology In Learning

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What are the stages of technology in learning, and how can these stages be used as a framework for improving learning?
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Easy Differentiation for Classroom Teachers | T...

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Easy Differentiation for Classroom Teachers | TeachHUB on INCLUSION - curated by Saberes Sin Fronteras Ong (Easy Differentiation for Classroom Teachers | T...
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Is It Project-Based Learning, Maker Education or Just Projects?

Is It Project-Based Learning, Maker Education or Just Projects? | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
Zak Malamed of StuVoice.Org mentioned in a student voice panel that when given projects by teachers to complete, it was often just another "thing" to get done, just like a paper or worksheet.  I ha...

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This is an essential question for 2014-2015 MakerSpace and 20% project.

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'Where all the kids are above average': should schools separate gifted students? - Carthage Press

'Where all the kids are above average': should schools separate gifted students? - Carthage Press | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
'Where all the kids are above average': should schools separate gifted students?
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Arduino, or a Raspberry Pi, What's better?

Arduino, or a Raspberry Pi, What's better? | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
Well that question is like asking what's better, a hammer, or a saw? It all depends on what you are trying to accomplish. If you are trying to read analog and digital inputs, make a decision, and control a device, the Arduino is the clear winner.

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A 3D Printer That Turns Coke Bottles Into Whatever You Can Imagine - StumbleUpon


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Turning recycled PET bottles into 3D objects will be possible with this $1200 printer. 

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Arduino, or a Raspberry Pi, What's better?

Arduino, or a Raspberry Pi, What's better? | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
Well that question is like asking what's better, a hammer, or a saw? It all depends on what you are trying to accomplish. If you are trying to read analog and digital inputs, make a decision, and control a device, the Arduino is the clear winner.

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Teaching Presentation Skills with Ignite

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Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller describes how Ignite, a clock-driven presentation method, offers students an exciting challenge. (Can't get enough of ignite?
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Tweet from @JasonElsom

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Teaching : it's all about remaining balanced whilst juggling hundreds items. http://t.co/lJ7aIdaaKr
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So true - it is all about the balance!

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Create a school makerspace in 3 simple steps - ISTE Connects Blog

Create a school makerspace in 3 simple steps - ISTE Connects Blog | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
Makerspaces can be elaborate learning spaces equipped with sophisticated tools and supplies, but they don’t have to be.

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Tackk's curator insight, July 1, 10:57 AM

“Kids are saying they want to learn more about technology and science, but they also want to experience it creatively and use it personally,”


Some of our team traveled to ISTE this weekend. We loved listening to innovative and creative speeches like this.

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MIT Welcomes Makers with New Maker Portfolio - MAKE:

MIT Welcomes Makers with New Maker Portfolio - MAKE: | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it

"The MIT Admissions Dept is making it possible for young makers to share their projects as part of the application process, starting this year. Dr. Dawn Wendell, Assistant Director of Admissions at MIT, said that a new Maker Portfolio supplement on the MIT Admissions web site will provide a structured way for students to submit information about a diverse set of projects that they have participated in."


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Another reason to give students opportunities to Make!

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EdTech: What’s all the Buzz about Project-Based Learning? [ISTE 2014] | TechFaster

EdTech: What’s all the Buzz about Project-Based Learning? [ISTE 2014] | TechFaster | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
If you’re following any educational organization on Twitter these days, you’ve likely seen the hashtag, #PBL (Project-Based Learning).  But, what’s all the buzz about? Project-Based Learning is not a new idea.
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The Paradigm Shift: 4 Goals Of 21st Century Learning

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The Paradigm Shift: 4 Goals Of 21st Century Learning (The Paradox Of The Modern Teacher http://t.co/dFQJ1P0SwT #mpclearnox-modern-teacher/ via @teachthought)...
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Make Your Own Photo Booth with a Raspberry Pi

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We've shown you how to build a photo booth with a laptop and some PVC pipe before, but this all-in-one Raspberry Pi setup from maker Chris Evans will upload the photos it takes to Tumblr as an animated gif.

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How (And Why) To Get Started With 3D Printing In The Classroom - Edudemic

How (And Why) To Get Started With 3D Printing In The Classroom - Edudemic | Differentiation Strategies | Scoop.it
This past week, I introduced 3D printing into my classroom. Next week, we will receive 3D pens from Dim3printing, an Austin-based 3D printing distributor.
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A bright idea for simplifying differentiation with smart student grouping -

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Do your students hate group work? If so, they’re not alone.
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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Digital Differentiation

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Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners: Digital Differentiation: http://t.co/Hesmxau4k9
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